Martha Ewing

about 1788–30 March 1874 (Age 86)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Ewing was born about 1788, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Ewing, was 51 and her mother, Jane Leeper, was 43. She married William McCleary on 26 December 1809, in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Gatchellville, Fawn Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 30 March 1874, at the age of 86, and was buried in New Park, Fawn Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William McCleary
Martha Ewing
Marriage: 26 December 1809
Abraham McCleary
Jane Wilson McCleary
Isaac McCleary
Henry John McCleary
Sarah Ann McCleary
Martha McCleary
William H. McCleary
John Mc Cleary
Mary Ann McCleary
Mary E McCleary

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1809York, York, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 0
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
    1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs
    Age 3
    The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
    Age 24
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: altered form of Ewen , formed as if it were an English patronymic ending in -ing. See also McEwen .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (5)

    • US Census, McCleary, Martha
    • Martha Ewing in entry for Wm Mccleary and Maria Dial, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
    • US Census 1870 Boyd, Jane

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